Ilya Fushman joined Kleiner Perkins in 2018 as general partner and managing member. Prior to Kleiner Perkins, Ilya was a general partner at Index Ventures, where he led the firm’s investments and held board positions in companies such as Slack, Intercom, Optimizely, KeepTruckin, CultureAmp, Built, CoverWallet, Pilot, Scratch, and Nova Credit. Prior to Index, Fushman spent four years at Dropbox where he was one of the company’s first 75 employees. At Dropbox, he helped to build and run the company’s business and corporate development functions before taking on a product leadership role and building out the core Dropbox product, Dropbox for Business, and the developer platform. Previously, Fushman was a principal at Khosla Ventures and the Director of Technology at Solar Junction.
He holds a Ph.D. in Applied Physics and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a B.S. in Physics from Caltech.